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Newsletter Editor

Scleroderma Victoria

You will be collecting and collating information for our quarterly newsletter based on a template of required information. Our newsletter is usually 12 or 16 pages in length and is circulated to 350 members and several health professionals. You will be required to edit content that is submitted so that it is in a readable format. You will be required to research relevant content from reliable sources. You must be a self-starter and able to meet deadlines, have good verbal and written communication skills and good research skills.

  • Understanding of the use of Google Drive and Canva desired, but not essential.
  • Training and experience in digital marketing and/or content marketing seen as advantageous.
  • Hours are flexible as you will be working from your own location using your own equipment.
  • You will have regular support and contact from the Scleroderma Victoria Committee.
  • This role would suit a student or recently retired person looking to use their creative writing and research skills to make a difference in the lives of people living with Scleroderma.
  • Students will gain valuable work experience.

For further information contact our Secretary; Jennene Caton at secretary@sclerodermavictoria.com.au or phone 03 92313651 (please leave a message).

About Scleroderma Victoria; Scleroderma Victoria Incorporated began in 1979 to support people with Systemic Sclerosis. Our mission is to:

  • provide support to those living with scleroderma, their families, carers and friends
  • promote community awareness of scleroderma
  • support research into better treatments for all people with this chronic illness

Scleroderma Victoria is run by a Committee of dedicated volunteers who assist our members by:

  • publishing informative newsletters
  • growing a network of support groups located throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria
  • funding and organising education, awareness and fundraising events
  • supporting specialists and medical practitioners to build expertise in managing this chronic illness
  • funding the Scleroderma Nurses at specific hospitals
  • assisting members by promoting social inclusion with our Kerry McDonald Equipment Program

About Scleroderma; Scleroderma, or systemic sclerosis, is a chronic condition of the body’s connective tissue experienced by approximately 6,000 Australians today. Generally classified as one of the autoimmune rheumatic conditions, it can cause thickening and hardening of bodily tissues, and often causes serious, life-threatening damage to the lungs, heart, kidneys, oesophagus, and gastrointestinal tract. Women are three to four times more likely to develop the condition than men. Although the condition can present at any age, the onset is more common between the ages of 25 and 55.

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.